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Predict the winners in Oscar contest

Think you know your award-winning movies? Then why not take a shot at besting the university’s resident film expert by outdoing his Oscar predictions?

DailyNews is once again holding its annual contest for film buffs to submit their Academy Awards picks for a shot at winning lunch and some movie passes.

Vincent Georgie

Business professor Vincent Georgie.

The 85th annual Academy Awards will be presented Sunday, February 24. Readers are invited to try to beat business professor Vincent Georgie’s picks by predicting the winners in the following categories:

  1. Best picture
  2. Best director
  3. Best actor
  4. Best actress
  5. Best supporting actor
  6. Best supporting actress
  7. Best original screenplay
  8. Best adapted screenplay
  9. Best visual effects

The tie-breaking category will be best sound mixing. For a complete list of nominees, visit the Oscar website.

The entrant with the most number of correct picks will win lunch with Georgie in the University Club, as well as free movie passes for the Windsor International Film Festival. In the event of a tie, a winner will be drawn at random. Georgie, who left today for Hollywood to take part in the Oscar festivities, is called upon regularly by local and national media for his expertise on the marketing of arts and culture.

For the record, here are his predictions: best picture Argo; best director Ang Lee, Life of Pi; best actor, Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln; best actress, Emmanuelle Riva, Amour; best supporting actor Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained; best supporting Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables; best original screenplay Amour; best adapted screenplay Argo; best visual effects Life of Pi; best sound mixing Les Miserables.

Send an e-mail with your picks to uofwnews@uwindsor.ca by 4 p.m. on Thursday.

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